About Milt Shook

A writer with 40 years in the political game (and let's face it, it is a game). I am a liberal because facts have a liberal bias, and I really like facts. If you like facts, you'll like this blog. If not, you'll have a hard time.

Getting a Progressive Government is Easy. Here’s How…

After every post where I suggest that getting a Democratic majority is phenomenally easy, I get lots of “fan mail” from professional lefties who promise me it’s easier said than done. As usual, they’re wrong. There are two things that … Continue reading

The GOP is Dying, But They Need Our Help

You may not realize it fully – certainly, modern Republicans don’t realize it – but the fact of the matter is, the current incarnation of the Republican Party is essentially dead. It’s been a zombie party for more than a … Continue reading

A List of Trump Impeachable Offenses

I don’t know about you, but I am tired of people telling me Donald Trump has committed no impeachable offenses. The fact of the matter is, there are plenty of them. What follows is a partial list, just off the … Continue reading

Proof That Donald Trump is Unfit and Corrupt Beyond Reason.

In any other era of American politics, there is no way Donald Trump would have made it through the first few Republican primaries, let alone win the nomination and become “president.” It is crystal clear that Donny is the least … Continue reading

Please Help With Our First Fundraiser in a While

Hello… I haven’t done this for almost two years, even though the cost of running a blog goes up every year. Unlike other blogs, I don’t need to collect thousands per month, but breaking even costs about $120-150 per month; … Continue reading

Which “Medicare For All” System Can We Pass?

There seems to be many very loud people who think they can just force everyone in the country onto a government-paid health insurance system, and few, if any, will complain about it. These same people seem to think we can … Continue reading

No More Democrat Bashing: But What Does That Mean?

We really do have to be careful. If we spend time trashing Democrats because we are trying to “help” our favorite candidate, there are a few things we have to keep in mind: First of all, we have to be … Continue reading

The Good News…

It may sometimes seem as if the Trump regime will never go away, but I promise you, it will. Not only that, but it will seem like it went by in a flash, once we have some hindsight in our … Continue reading

To Be A Real Progressive, Shut Up and Listen Once in a While

You people are probably sick to death of reading shit like this. I assume this because I am sick of writing it. However, progressives have a serious problem, and it doesn’t come in the form of right wing shenanigans. It’s … Continue reading

The Worst Ever, But it’s Quite Easily Fixable

When faced with something as awful as a Trump presidency, it’s very easy to fall into exaggeration as a coping mechanism. Thankfully, however, as bad as most of us predicted Trump would be as “president,” he has turned out to … Continue reading